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Using Flexible Pipe (poly-pipe) with Surface Irrigation (Spanish)
Aimed at farmers and irrigators who want to irrigate their crops using flexible plastic pipes (commonly called "poly-pipe), this publication highlights (1) advantages of using poly-pipe, (2) factors to consider in selecting ...
Irrigation Monitoring with Soil Water Sensors
Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
Propeller Flow Meter
Propeller flow meters are commonly used to measure water flow rate. They can also be used to estimate irrigation water use. This publication explains how to select, install, read and maintain propeller flow meters.
Groundwater Conservation Districts: Success Stories
Demand for water is increasing, so our aquifers must be conserved and protected. The Groundwater Conservation Districts in Texas are carrying out a number of successful programs in the areas of education and public awareness, ...
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Septic Tank/Soil Absorption Field (Spanish)
For septic tank and soil absorption systems to work properly, homeowners must choose the right kind of system for their household size and soil type, and they must maintain them regularly. This publication explains the ...
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Sand Filters (Spanish)
Sand filters are beds of granular material, or sand, drained from underneath so that pretreated wastewater can be treated, collected and distributed to a land application system. This publication explains the treatment, ...
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Leaching Chambers (Spanish)
Leaching chambers distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of leaching chamber systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs.
Groundwater Conservation Districts: Success Stories.
(Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1999)
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Subsurface Drip Distribution (Spanish)
A subsurface drip system distributes wastewater to the lawn through a system of tubing installed below the ground surface. This publication explains the advantages, disadvantages, maintenance steps and estimated costs of ...
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Spray Distribution (Spanish)
Spray distribution systems for wastewater treated on site are much like lawn irrigation systems. This publication explains the advantages, disadvantages, maintenance steps and estimated costs of spray distribution systems.